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Liberty Students Receive Free Books

Galena Order of the Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge of Galena, and USD #499 Nurse DeAnn Kellogg have generously sponsored our school to purchase books with the Scholastic book program set up to get books in students hands at home. Scholastic Book Club offers different $1 books each month. Mrs. Whited organizes with the teachers on who would want what book and then they are presented to the students during morning opening. This is our fourth . . .

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USD #499 Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day

Liberty Elementary started out celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday by going first thing this morning to read and give a pencil to all of the Spring Grove students.  Upon returning to Liberty, students were able to participate in several stations including Dr. Seuss Jeopardy, computer quizzes, book walk, snacks, and a photo booth with creative frames for individual and class pictures. Spring Grove Primary Center and . . .

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GHS Athletes Selected for CNC Honors

Congratulations to the following Galena High School athletes for being chosen as part of the CNC League Basketball teams: Senior Madyson Cox was a unanimous pick for the girls CNC 1st Team this year.  Addysin Scarrow, a sophomore, was selected as a part of the Honorable Mention CNC team. On the boys side, Senior JC Shelton was tapped as part of the CNC 2nd team, while fellow Senior Blake Booth, was named to the . . .

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Kindergarten Welcome to be Held on Monday, March 25th

Screening to be Held on Friday, April 12th

Spring Grove Primary Center will host a Kindergarten Welcome on Monday, March 25th, beginning at 6:00 P.M. in the Spring Grove gymnasium.  Parents, guardians, or caregivers of children that will be attending kindergarten during the 2019-2020 school year are invited to this event.  During this time, information will be given about kindergarten screening and forms needed for enrollment, as well as other pertinent information . . .

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Senior Girls Learn Self Defense Techniques

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department recently visited Galena High School to teach the senior girls self defense techniques they can use to protect themselves in the future.  Sergeant Stephen Harper and Deputy Logan Cloyd demonstrated the techniques and then assisted the girls in practicing them so they would become more comfortable using them if they had to in the future.  The officers will continue training . . .

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GMS 8th Grade Boys Take Back to Back CCCJL Basketball Titles

Congratulations to the Galena Middle School Boys Basketball Team for finishing a perfect 16-0 season and winning the Cherokee-Crawford County Junior High League (CCCJL) championship.  The boys finished with an AWESOME 31-1 overall record for their middle school careers and earned back to back CCCJL championships.  They also hold the record for the most wins in middle school basketball history.   Members of . . .

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Dr. Trey Moeller Named as New USD #499 Superintendent

The Galena Unified School District 499 is pleased to announce that a contract for Superintendent of the Galena School District has been offered to Dr. Trey Moeller.  Dr. Moeller is currently an Assistant Superintendent at Webb City.  He has worked in the Webb City School District as an Assistant Superintendent since 2011, and for the Webb City School District as a Principal, Assistant Principal, and teacher for a total of . . .

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